You have a good question. Why is this news? Ask who is making it news and for what purpose. Churches that oppose homosexuality don’t make it news, most people don’t make it news, only those with a social agenda need to make it news.
 December 9, 2014 at 3:35pm
A country that elevates the opinions of its most ego centered, narcissistic, population, the one group of people whose actual job it is to put on a false face, entertainers, is a country that is already doomed. We put more weight behind the twitter revelations of plastic surgery altered, adulterous (YES SHE IS AN ADULTERESS) celebrities than we do the wisdom of our elders of ages past. Her exact words in response to her adultery were, she only regrets that people got hurt, but that she has no regrets about the outcome. In other words, so long as she got her way then the pain of others is meaningless.
 December 9, 2014 at 3:29pm
They rape women and children, slaughter whole families and cut peoples heads off and yet we call a bad nights sleep torture and a slap across the face. There is no hope for America. I have to agree with the terrorists on one thing, America is sick with its own decadence.
 December 9, 2014 at 3:26pm
In order for this to mean anything the people already in line would need to be identified. What were they doing? Did their copies represent important job duties or were they “busy work”? Was she let in front because of what she said or because of how she said it or her general demeanor? Also what did she look like? I wager if she was attractive she would get ahead more often than if she were not. Also what time of day was it? Mid afternoon when people have time would probably yield more politeness than the end of the day.
December 9, 2014 at 3:21pm
The only hope is that now that the GOP has a majority in both houses those few real conservatives can put enough pressure to force accountability. In other words, let the Issa’s complain about the Cruz’s so long as the Cruz’s are hostile enough to get things done. In the end people pay attention to what touches them, not what they are told. It is a slim hope though.
 December 9, 2014 at 3:18pm
Bottom line is that Democrats not only will do anything but in fact MUST do anything to suppress the individuals ability to think for themselves. Cummings remarks, Grubers, etc are as bad philosophically as anything that came out of the Nazi or Communist propaganda machines.
 December 9, 2014 at 3:16pm
“Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), the top Democrat on the committee, said his comments were “absolutely stupid” and “insulting,” since it gave Republicans a weapon against Obamacare.
“Man, you did a great job, you wrapped it up with a bow,” Cummings said.”
In other words, The truth must never be allowed to come out. Democrats MUST do anything to suppress the truth because the truth is a weapon sane people can use against them.
[-1] December 5, 2014 at 8:21am
Narrow roadblock, two of these rifles on the engines of the lead and tail convoy vehicles, and a dozen concealed ISIS fighters can still equal a lot of dead marines. Don’t forget that to date ISIS is hardly on the ropes despite our “best efforts” and unlike us, they want to win.
December 5, 2014 at 8:16am
Depends on how you define impractical and inaccurate. As a “sniper” rifle it is a joke.But if you want to pierce the armor on a vehicle, force the occupants out for a turkey shooet tn it is very well purposed.
December 5, 2014 at 8:14am
I agree, and here is the thing… What Russian made weapons lack in sophistication they make up for in power and in how easy they are to maintain. An equivalent weapon in the US arsenal would require specialized parts and time off line for repairs, but Russians design to be maintained in the field under combat condition. If this is an isolated weapon then no biggie, if it represents a new large cache in ISIS hands then the tide of battles can change, especially if they place them in areas with high civilian concentrations that prevent the use of drone strikes.
 December 4, 2014 at 3:56pm
“Hogan said during the campaign that he wouldn’t attempt to roll back the law through the state legislature. In a blue state with an overwhelmingly Democratic legislature, such a feat would be difficult”.
Then how does this moron think he got elected? While the DNC have become more or less evil, the GOP has become a party of cowards who jump at their own shadow and never met a victory they would not throw away.
He was elected on his promise to cut taxes and reduce the budget. Sorry, but he's not a tea party conservative. Not in MD. The MD governor has immense authority over the budget and thats what he was elected to fix.
 December 4, 2014 at 3:53pm
Yes, we should not allow the presence of tyrannical, unconstitutional and unpopular laws stand in the way of working with the very people who made those laws. We must be bipartisan to ensure the destruction of Ameri…er that is to get the job done…
I have simple words for the people of Maryland. a tried and true remedy for this sort of wretch in political garb. Visit his office, drag him out, tar and feather him and set him on the run!
We are coming to a time when the hangmen’s noose is the only way to control these politicians.
 December 4, 2014 at 3:48pm
1: No person should be secretly recorded.
2: No person in the military should be given special expectations of privacy. If women are to serve alongside men then those women should abandon their sense of modesty and be as naked as the men are in common showers.
 December 4, 2014 at 9:03am
Circuses are fun. What America is becoming is fr from fun. Though I get your point. I make this promise, either we change as a nation soon or as a nation we meet with disaster. And God wont need to get involved because we have set ourselves on the path to our own destruction.
[-3] December 4, 2014 at 8:59am
The people of that area should grow balls and literally remove the display by force. just as altars were once torn down when idolatry cropped up in Israel. Satanism is not a religion, nor an expression. It is a specific, targeted and deliberate method to demean and scorn people of faith. Frankly, satanists and atheists need to forced out of this nation once and for all.
"forced out of this nation once and for all."
So you're against that free expression and religious freedom thing?
What you're suggesting is totally illegal, and might I add, very unpatriotic. The United States is a country founded of freedom of religion. Worry about your own faith. Other people's beliefs, or lack of beliefs are none of your business.
 December 4, 2014 at 8:54am
I would also add this is a way to manipulate patrons into ordering food that the restaurant wants to push, not what patrons want.
December 4, 2014 at 8:54am
Seriously, here is why this will fail…
Put up twp pictures.
1: a nice landscape scene with rolling hills, clouds and maybe a docile herd of sheep.
2: a scarred urban cityscape,with rubble from a recent firefight and maybe a starving, bloat bellied child.
Most people will pay closer attention to the 2nd picture because it catches your attention more. But imagine if the two pictures were choosing where you take your next family vacation!
Now consider that the pictures of food menu items never look like the actual food you are served. Just look at the pictures of McDonald’s gourmet burgers and compare to the actual burgers you get.
December 4, 2014 at 8:49am
As we grow more liberal as a nation then the answer is yes, people will need more help in making basic decisions. The next step is a Google style eyeglass system that tells then wearer when to go to the bathroom, then reports the vital’s back to that massive NSA data storage facility. Remember the State needs you have healthy bowel movements.
December 2, 2014 at 2:16pm
There is no law requiring you to hold on your person at all times your ID. If you are not driving there is no reason for you to have your ID, and no law requiring that you have it. In fact other than your social security card that is no law that requires you to possess any form of ID and your social security card is not required to be on your person. If you don’t have a valid ID then there are some things you can not do, drive, vote, etc. But again there is no law requiring an ID. Since there is no law requiring you to keep an ID on your person then there is no law forcing you to show an ID to a police officer. You are required to state your name, place of residence, but not provide an ID.
Lets play this game. It is 3AM and you have been in bed. You hear a noise and rush outside to the scene of a car accident. You try to help but discover the person was drunk when the car crashed. He takes a swing at you as the officers arrive. By your own logic you are guilty of a crime if you do not physically have your ID to show the officer because you just happened to be there.
December 2, 2014 at 2:10pm
So I assume you would have no problem at all if a cop walked up to you and demanded that you show ID immediately? What crime did you commit? The answer is you only committed the crime of being present when a bad cop wanted to flex his muscle.